Travel Blogs from Pasadena
... I have less than one week left in LA until Ryan, Max, and I head back to Taylor. Looking back at the semester, I've done almost everything that I've wanted to do out here. The only thing that I didn't get the chance to do was swim in the pacific. I'm not too bummed about that though, mostly because the water is really cold and Pasadena actually isn't very close to the water. Going to the beach would have been a whole day event and with so many other fun events that ...
... from our first meeting a little over a month ago, which was really cool. Next, we met Garret Brown, the inventor of Steadicam. He was the guy that ran up the stairs next to Rocky and chased Danny on a tricycle around the hotel in The Shining. He also ran through the red woods to shooting at 1 frame per second to create the smooth motion used for the speeder bike scene in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. He was super nice and quite funny. Throughout the convention ...
... is and embraces it (eg. The Expendables). The 7th film was no exception. It was a lot of amazing stunts and action sequences that were entertaining. As a film student, I know of many people who think that seeing films that aren't considered "good" films is a waste of time. For me, I like seeing films like these because it gives me a better picture of the film industry... and I think they're a lot of fun. After having all these classes about ...
... entire hike was 11 miles and we got back to base camp at PCC around 6. After that we sat down and watched Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (our group is watching them all in a row).
Saturday we started off the day heading to one of the most iconic places in Southern California... Inglewood. What's in inglewood you ask? Well there's LAX, but that's nothing compared to where we went. There's really only one place to go for a sugared deep fried ring of dough. ...
... all tackled intense issues and topics. The one we missed was about a Crisis Hotline for Veterans. The next, and also my favorite, was about a mom with terminal cancer and her interactions with her son as she lives her life knowing it will end soon. The third was about poor children in North Dakota whose parent work in the oil fields. The fourth was about a man whose only job is to kill cattle in a slaughter house in Mexico. The last was really tough to ...
Other places to stay in Pasadena
180 North Fair Oaks Avenue, Pasadena | 3 star hotelfrom $125
- Close to Old town Pasadena
- Excellent hotel, excellent location, great service
- Reliable Hotel, Wildly Variable Rates
191 N Los Robles, Pasadena | 4 star hotelfrom $189
- Too Much Light in Room At Night
- Very Nice
- Needs Work
303 East Cordova Street, Pasadena | 3 star hotelfrom $170
- Priceline not honored
- Low-rise/Great hotel
- Mediocre at Best
1401 South Oak Knoll Ave, Pasadena | 4 star hotelfrom $265
- Hotel in beautiful Grounds
- Wonderful Wedding Weekend!
- Miserable experience
168 South Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena | 4 star hotelfrom $144
3500 East Colorado Blvd, Pasadena | 2 star hotelfrom $130
2156 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena | 2 star hotelfrom $92
3321 E. Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena | 1 star hotelfrom $103
400 South Arroyo Parkway, Pasadena | 2 star hotelfrom $111
1203 East Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena | 2 star hotelfrom $102
2462 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena | 2 star hotelfrom $112
1633 East Colorado Blvd., Pasadena | Hotelfrom $85
- A budget motel deserving of a good review..
- Stay there all the time
- Stay there a lot and like it!
2767 East Colorado Blvd., Pasadena | Hotelfrom $33
3800 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena | 2 star hotelfrom $69